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Silk Road kingpin trial begins in the US

Former boy scout Ross William Ulbricht is facing charges worth life in prison

Mon Jan 12 2015, 16:16

The NSA wants an anti-terrorism stick

Determined director wants more drastic deterrents

Fri Jan 09 2015, 15:47

CES 2015: Sony breaks silence on 'vicious and malicious' hack

Also tells people that Annie is worth a watch

Tue Jan 06 2015, 13:55

The FBI will reward cyber talent with the best jobs evah

Don't be sad, FBI is hiring

Mon Jan 05 2015, 13:14

JP Morgan data breach could have been avoided with simple security fix

Sources say the bank's weak spot was a very basic one

Tue Dec 23 2014, 13:00

Staples hack update: 1.16 million payment cards affected

Point of sale attacks were launched in October

Tue Dec 23 2014, 10:38

Microsoft rounds on tech support scammers

Files civil lawsuits on granny's worst nightmare

Fri Dec 19 2014, 15:14

GCHQ used Regin to listen to Belgian waffle

I guess that's why they call it the Bruges

Tue Dec 16 2014, 11:50

Government recruits Microsoft, Google, Twitter, Facebook and Yahoo to wrestle dark web

In a bid to curb online child abuse

Fri Dec 12 2014, 13:00

Humans are the biggest threat to the future of security

Eset CTO says we must pay attention to education

Thu Dec 11 2014, 08:35

Google App Engine contains serious vulnerabilities, warn researchers

Bugs could allow for a complete Java VM security sandbox escape and arbitrary code execution

Mon Dec 08 2014, 14:14

Bing and Yahoo join Google in 'right to be forgotten' takedowns

The removals have begun

Mon Dec 01 2014, 16:39

The US should not be allowed to run the internet

People unsure who should run the 'net, but two-thirds vote against Uncle Sam

Wed Nov 26 2014, 12:59

US Freedom Act's faltering progress through Congress sparks debate

Watchers divided over the Act and its implications

Wed Nov 26 2014, 07:04

Microsoft issues emergency patch for bug affecting all versions of Windows

Could enable an attacker to perform privilege escalation

Wed Nov 19 2014, 16:20

Encryption should be the norm, says internet overlord

Internet Architecture Board seeks to regain public trust post-Snowden

Mon Nov 17 2014, 17:05

Snapchat bans all third-party app access following 4chan hack

Accounts of users not following the rules may be 'permanently disabled'

Mon Nov 17 2014, 11:11

Sony: Hackers have us like a canary in a coalmine

Terrified?

Mon Jan 12 2015, 13:20

FBI says that Sony hackers are an easy nut to crack

Someone tell the security guys at Sony

Thu Jan 08 2015, 14:03

America threatens North Korea with sanctions over Sony hack

North Korea continues to deny involvement

Mon Jan 05 2015, 16:28

Customers left waiting for Brussel sprouts after supermarket website outages

System glitch leads to cancelled food orders

Tue Dec 23 2014, 17:00

Apple OS X users at risk from critical security issue

Firm's first automatic update stops hackers from executing arbitrary code

Tue Dec 23 2014, 12:15

Someone switched off North Korea's internet

Place your bets please

Tue Dec 23 2014, 10:04

ICANN phished: Internet overseer gets overseen

Lock up your domains, probably

Fri Dec 19 2014, 10:42

Anonymous reaps revenge on Pirate Bay-killing Swedes

Irate pirates are synonymous with Anonymous

Mon Dec 15 2014, 16:18

BitTorrent announces its decentralised browser known as Maelstrom

Hopes to reinvent the net

Thu Dec 11 2014, 16:45

Europe: The NSA's snooping habit is good and bad for business

Surveillance curtain may be holding back European tech firms

Tue Dec 09 2014, 14:17

Sony’s PlayStation Store downed by reptilian hackers

Lizard Squad threatens to move onto Xbox servers next

Mon Dec 08 2014, 10:46

Intel picks up PasswordBox for identity management and password corralling

Bring it your tedious passwords and relax, or something

Mon Dec 01 2014, 14:44

Tech firms urged to stop exporting software that helps human rights abuse

TechUK issues advice for businesses on ethical IT exporting

Wed Nov 26 2014, 11:50

Regin malware could be the work of Western intelligence agencies

Doesn't seem to have infected any of the 'Five Eyes' nations

Tue Nov 25 2014, 14:03

China arrests three over WireLurker iOS malware attack

Beijing Bureau of Public Security picks up Chen, Lee and Wang

Wed Nov 19 2014, 15:53

Tor users can be deduced with 81 percent accuracy, says report

But don't panic, we are your friends, say the Onion people

Mon Nov 17 2014, 16:04

US CERT tells iPhone and iPad users to beware of Masque Attack iOS threat

Apple downplays reports and says nobody has been affected by the attack

Fri Nov 14 2014, 12:25

President Obama to propose, ahem, US privacy laws

Will protect people and their proverbials

Mon Jan 12 2015, 09:56

CES 2015: FTC says the Internet of Things is a threat to privacy

Wearables and security do not go hand in hand

Wed Jan 07 2015, 12:27

Extremists attack Bristol bus timetables, by mistake

Failed attempt to take down Western civilisation

Mon Jan 05 2015, 15:06

Hacker group siphons tens of millions from Russian banks

Security firms uncover scam that has already netted $17m

Tue Dec 23 2014, 16:15

Sony asks Twitter to limit hack leak posts

Firm sent letter to social network about lone account

Tue Dec 23 2014, 11:07

South Korea nuclear plants on high alert after hackers breach systems

Blueprints of reactors posted online amid dire warnings of meltdown

Mon Dec 22 2014, 14:45

Security researchers are using quantum physics for fraud-proof credit cards

Quantum-Secure Authentication means hackers cannot determine what the information is

Thu Dec 18 2014, 08:36

GCHQ launches crypto app for the kids

Learn to be secure in an increasingly insecure world

Fri Dec 12 2014, 14:30

Inception cyber espionage tool is stealing secrets from governments and military

Updated Hides in the shadows, embedded in Rich Text Format files

Thu Dec 11 2014, 14:40

One in five has quit an internet service over privacy concerns

Yet we trust banks more than governments

Tue Dec 09 2014, 12:38

Microsoft's December Patch Tuesday will fix bugs in Internet Explorer, Office and Windows

Nowhere near as big as last month's

Fri Dec 05 2014, 14:55

Adobe issues second Flash security fix after failed October patch

Could have allowed hackers to perform remote-code execution

Fri Nov 28 2014, 11:18

Facebook fingered as source of soldier death chat

Social network named and shamed in inquiry into Lee Rigby murder

Wed Nov 26 2014, 10:52

Anti-surveillance US Freedom Act falters in the Senate

A lack of backers rocks pro-reform plans

Wed Nov 19 2014, 16:39

EFF, Mozilla and Cisco look to encrypt the web with free HTTPS certificates

Firm launches Let's Encrypt to improve web security

Wed Nov 19 2014, 13:17

US State Department systems taken offline after more foreign state hacks

It wasn't just the White House

Mon Nov 17 2014, 15:37
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